626 Golden Streets Back in 2019

The event presented by Metro is scheduled to launch Sunday, May 19, from the South Pasadena Metro light rail station

Organizers of the 626 Golden Streets event, which started from South Pasadena in 2017, is back.

On Sunday, May 19, thousands are expected to take part in a day of fun –jogging, walking, skating, cycling, ambling and strolling – through the San Gabriel Valley.
The route will take participants from South Pasadena’s Metro Station on Mission Street through Alhambra to the San Gabriel Mission

Appropriately, it’s nickname is “Mission to Mission.”

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It’s not a race as there are no medals or awards – only miles of smiles on open streets.

And the best part, it’s free.

In March 2017, more than 100,000 people came out to enjoy the 626 Golden Streets featuring an 18-mile rought through South Pasadena, San Marino, Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte, Irwindale and Azusa.

Occasional rain showers didn’t dampen the spirits of those enjoying the ciclovia-type event, the largest of its kind in North America.